Pine – Hoop (clear)

Pine - Hoop (clear)Size of tree and type of forest/location: A large softwood native to the rainforests of northern New South Wales and Queensland.

Description of wood: Heartwood pale yellow-brown. Sapwood almost white. Texture very fine and even. Grain straight. Growth rings inconspicuous. Compression wood often occurs.
Dry density kg/m3: 550

Workability: Easy to work. Unsuitable for steam bending. Glues well.

Durability: Class 4

Use: Furniture, match splints and boxes, joinery, flooring, panelling, plywood and particle board.

Availability: Mainly in Queensland.